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by Rollando Scott | on Oct 10, 2013

MetroPCS joined the CWA!

New York City retail store employees at a MetroPCS store in Harlem voted for a union voice and representation by CWA. The vote was 7-1.  The number may seem small, but it's a huge victory...

by Don Daley | on Sep 19, 2013

A focus on organizing

A failure to organize can only lead to declining union strength, and nowhere is this more apparent than in our industry.  Where we have maintained control of the skilled labor force through...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 28, 2013

Tell the US Senate to get their sh** together.

We grabbed some text from a flyer being circulated by http://giveus5nlrb.org/. The U.S. Senate must confirm 5 bipartisan National Labor Relations Board members before they leave on their month-long...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 21, 2013

Our newest sponsor is already famous

Thank God for ibew1249.org, their new banner ad on ucommradio.com proudly displays their tagline: "on call to help 'em all." We will give our newest sponsor the proper introduction...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 03, 2013

The Workers Unite! Film Festival

The Workers Unite! Film Festival...has been going strong with full attendance. Consider taking mom to the city for some union activist movies on Mothers Day. Films being shown at the Main Festival...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 18, 2013

Did you see the new corvette!

Did you see the new corvette! At the 2013 North American International Auto Show, it's all about cars, drivers, an accelerating industry and a jobs renaissance. US Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 18, 2012

CWA reached a tentative agreement with Verizon Communications that protects the job security and retirement security.

On September 18th, the CWA reached a tentative agreement with Verizon Communications that protects the job security and retirement security of our 34,000 members from Virginia to Massachusetts.A new...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 07, 2012

Where was Labor voice this weekend?

We were heartbroken to not see any Labor Day messages in Long Guy Lands Newsday this past Labor Day weekend. Sources tell us that the paper had to make room for the Conventions. Where a Labor Day Op...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 06, 2012

Bronx Cable Managers Terrorize Employees

Cablevision workers in the Bronx, N.Y., faced tremendous pressure and a brutal management campaign in their effort to get CWA representation. Despite strong support from members and leaders of Local...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 01, 2012

Piedmont gets first contract

The Communications Workers of America (CWA) has reached a tentative first contract with Piedmont Airlines covering 3,500 fleet and passenger service agents. CWA will hold conference calls and...

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